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Josh Anderson
Josh Anderson


Portland, Ore.

High School:
Sunset HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 145




YEAR-BY-YEAR (2001): Competed in the Fina International Diving Grand Prix in Juarez, Mexico... Placed 10th out of 35 divers... Placed sixth on the 10 meter at the U.S. National Championships as a member of the U.S. Diving Senior National Team in April 2001.

FRESHMAN (2000-01): Placed fourth on the 10 meter at the 2001 Men's Swimming and Diving Pac-10 Championships, scoring 502.50 points... Also at Pac-10s, placed sixth on the one meter (292.90) and eighth on the three meter (472.50)... Highest place finish came in January when Arizona was host to the Stanford Cardinal... On the 1 meter placed second, scoring 291.90 points... Participated in the 2001 Zone E Diving Championships in Federal Way, Wash... Finished in sixth place on the one meter with 284.95 points.

PREP: A three-time 1m springboard Junior Western National Champion... Two-time 3m springboard Junior Western National Champion... 2000: Placed 13th in the 10m at the Olympic Trials... 1999: Participated in the Junior World Championships where he placed sixth on the platform... Placed sixth in the platform and 24th in the 3m springboard at the Senior Nationals... At the Junior Nationals, was the runner-up on the platform and third on the 1m and 3m springboard... 1998: Eighth in the 10m at the Senior Nationals... At the Junior Nationals placed 11th on the 1m springboard and fourth on the 10m... 1997: At the Junior Nationals finished 15th on the 3m springboard and 12th on the 1m springboard and platform... 1996: Won the 3m springboard and was fourth on the 1m springboard and platform at the Junior Nationals... HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in diving for coach Lori Leach at Sunset High School in Portland, Ore... A four-time first-team All-American... A four-time district and state champion on the 1m springboard... Holds the district record in the one meter with 612.35 points and a 1m state record with 615.95 points... Has a 1m team record of 513.35 points... Holds the team 3m record at 555.25 points... Holds the 10m team record with 572.75 points... Team captain all four years.

PERSONAL: Joshua David Anderson... Born 07/11/81 in Portland, Ore... Son of Dan and Judy Anderson... Mother is an accountant, and father is retired... An engineering major at the UA... Career objective is to own his own company... Hobbies include scuba diving and snow skiing.